Welcome to Huron Heights, home of the Huskies

Starting high school is a very exciting time and we are looking forward to welcoming our future grade 9’s to Huron Heights. Our goal is to ease the transition for grade 8’s and their families into high school and to make your high school experience positive.



Wednesday, August 31st, 2022:  Grade 9 Orientation  

Hey New Huskies!
We are sooo excited that you are joining the Husky crew this year at Huron Heights! To officially welcome you to the school we wanted to invite you to our
Grade 9 Orientation Day on Wednesday August 31st. All grade 9’s registered at Huron Heights are welcome. No registration is required for this event. The event will start at 10:00am and go until 1:00pm. Doors will be open at 9:30am for check in. Just come to the front of the school and you will see the Husky Pack leaders waiting. No need to bring anything, just yourself, snacks and fun will be provided! Be sure to follow us on Instagram @huronheightss for school info.

Please meet our guidance team:

Ms Sheila Hooisma
Surnames:  A-Cl
Mrs. Margaret Stirling
Surnames:  Co-Kl
Mrs. Kim Kennedy
Head of Guidance & Counsellor
Surnames: Kn-P
Mr. Aaron Holmes
Surnames: Q-Se
Mr. Matthew Schroeder
Surnames: Sh-Z

Guidance counsellors are here to help you navigate the sometimes confusing world of high school courses, Ontario diploma requirements and your future goals and aspirations. Please take a look at this slide show which explores and answers many of those first questions: Grade 8 Information

After viewing the slide show, please take some time to review our Grade 9 Supplement 20222023. If you would like information about grade 10, 11 & 12 courses please view our full Course Calendar Booklet 20222023.

Grade 8’s that are registering from outside of our school board, must follow the registration process as outlined on our Guidance/Registration tab. The online registration system is only available to students that have NEVER attended the Waterloo Region District School Board.

Our students have made a special Welcome to Grade 9 video just for you! Please click on this link to view: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OkkzF8HIvw&t=8s


Elective Courses

Are you still trying to decide what 3 elective courses you should choose for your grade 9 year? For more information in each elective area, please click on the corresponding subject area below:




Let’s go on a virtual tour of HHSS!

CLICK HERE for the video tour.


Specialist High Skills Major aka SHSM

This optional program offers students the opportunity to explore a specific community, or economic and/or industrial sector in preparation for post-secondary destinations in one of four pathways: Apprenticeship, College, University or Workplace. SHSM programming begins in grade 11 and at HHSS, we offer the following sectors:

Arts & Culture Arts and Culture  
Environment Environment  
Health & Wellness Health and Wellness Ms Godbout’s H&W Website
Sports Sports


Extra-Curricular Activities at Huron Heights

Will be updated for 2022-2023